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The conclusion of the India-Africa Forum Summit finds place on the front pages of most dailies. "India pledges10 billion dollars cheap loan to Africa," leads the Tribune whereas The Asian Age reports , "Mugabe backs India call for big changes in UNSC." Papers also highlight Delhi's traffic nightmare "made worse by VIP restrictions "Summit holds Delhi's traffic to ransom" notes the Pioneer. "City Jammed, woman gives birth in an auto", reports the Hindustan Times.
The killing of Abdur Rehman alias Abu Qasim, a top Lashkar commander, is reported in today's papers. "Most-wanted LeT man killed in J&K encounter", leads the Asian Age. "LeT ultra behind attack on BSF convoy killed", reports the Tribune.
On the ongoing protests against the alleged atmosphere of intolerance in the country, The Times of India reports "Historians peeved, Scientist to return Padma": "53 historians Join stir against intolerance", says Hindustan Times whereas The Pioneer reports "Vidya Balan leads counter-offensive", "says giving awards back is an insult to the nation." The Asian Age quotes Finance Minister, Jailtey's views on the same, "It's manufactured". "Those returning awards rabid, anti-BJP" reports the Times of India.
"China has dropped its controversial one-child policy as its work force ages", reports The Hindu. "China in a significant shift", notes the Asian Age. Business Line reports "World Bank maintains 7.5 per cent GDP growth forecast for India in Financial Year 2016", which is more optimistic than other agencies that peg India's GDP growth at 7.3 per cent this fiscal.
The Indian Express headlines the Haryana Forensic Expert Committee's conclusion: "Fire that killed Dalit kids started in room, not outside". And, finally, in a report that reveals that traditions run deep, the Hindu reports, "Jail no bar for Karwa Chauth Celebrations. High prison walls and thick iron bars will not deter Tihar jails's women inmates from celebrating the festival today." when, jail authorities will allow 153 husbands and wives, to meet today.